Why should you read stories about cultures that are different from your own?

Well, the short answer is - to avoid the "danger of a single story" (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie). Now let me get to the longer and (hopefully) more interesting answer 🙂 It starts with the talk The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie that I discovered after reading her book Americanah (my review). … Continue reading Why should you read stories about cultures that are different from your own?

Let’s talk about blogging: Do you update old posts?

I would like to hear your take on this topic: do you work on updating old posts? While writing the review of "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi I realized that my style of writing book reviews changed a lot compared to my first year of blogging  - "The Circle" by Dave Eggers was my first book … Continue reading Let’s talk about blogging: Do you update old posts?

How to discover new bloggers to follow

Do you know that awesome feeling when you discover a new favourite blogger, you spend tens of minutes reading all his/her posts and can't stop but commenting to all the book reviews and bookish discussions? I'm sure you know what I'm talking about 🙂 In this post I want to share with you the paths … Continue reading How to discover new bloggers to follow

Personal insights after one year of blogging about books

Wow, how did one year pass so quickly? It seems like only yesterday that I was brainstorming the name of the blog and thinking what to write in the "About" section ... After celebrating the one-year anniversary of Readers' High Tea with the launch of WanderBooks, I think it's a good time to reflect on … Continue reading Personal insights after one year of blogging about books

About diverse books and where to find them

Since I've started blogging I've read many blogs that are either dedicated or just touch upon the topic of diverse books. Being the first time I've encountered this term, I did a little research* about it and I want to share my findings with you. About diverse books ... Let's start by making sure we … Continue reading About diverse books and where to find them